Reasons to join us at Barnsley College

  1. You will learn in our fantastic Construction Centre which has innovative and inspiring work areas with industry led equipment.


  2. You will have the opportunity to undertake work experience within the industry, providing you with further skills for your future career.

  3. You will get the chance to study at the Skills Village, providing you with first-hand practical experience of what it is like to work on a construction build whilst giving you the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge required for a successful career within the construction industry.

  4. You will learn in dedicated workshops for the construction trades including, bricklaying, plastering, painting and decorating and plumbing.

  5. You will get an opportunity to showcase your skills at regional and national events in recognised trade competitions, including SkillBuild.

All students have access to:

Did you know?

Our students study in a purpose-built Construction centre.

What next?

Studying Construction at Barnsley College will enable you to develop skills for a wide range of careers including: Architect, Building Surveyor, Site Manager, Bricklayer, Builder, Carpenter, Joiner, Painter and Decorator, Plasterer, Plumber, Wall and Floor Tiler, Site Supervisor.